7 Natural Wonders...of the Philippines
If you are fond of traveling and visiting other places, Philippines should be a part of your itinerary. You’ll find everything that you want here – beautiful places, delicious food and friendly people. You’ll definitely never run out of things to do (and see) here in my country.
As part of my countdown before hitting the second “hub” milestone (this is my 48th hub), I would like to present to the readers the natural wonders of the Philippines. There are many, believe me, but in the interest of space (and time), I have limited them to seven. These are by no means official but these are made by nature and are some of the top tourist destinations in my ...view middle of the document...
Seen near the volcano is the bell tower of the church of the town of Cagsawa, the only reminder of its most destructive eruption on Feb. 1, 1814.
The Hundred Islands
These hundred islands are located in Alaminos City, Pangasinan. The age of these islands? Approximately 2.0 million years old. They are actually “ancient corals that extend well inland”. Of all the islands, only three are actually developed for tourism: Governor Island, Quezon Island and Children’s Island. The islands cover about 18.44 square kilometers.
Another one of the active volcanoes in the country, Taal Volcano is located between the towns of Talisay and San Nicolas in Batangas. It is considered an island inside Taal Lake, a body of water surrounding the volcano which is actually believed to be a former crater or mouth of a larger volcano. It is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, making it very volatile. The volcano has become a very famous tourist spot; as a result, various establishments have been set up surrounding the lake. Due to its proximity to these establishments and human activities, the volcano is kept under close, tight watch for any signs of volcanic activities.